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Where to Eat Fine Dining in Atlanta

Our list of Fine Dining restaurants in Atlanta.

Fine Dining
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Atlanta has a wide variety of fine dining choices. Our list ranges from the Buckhead classic like Bones and The Palm to more relaxed places like Miller Union, the Staplehouse and Gunshow.

Fine Dining

Aria is the third incarnation of the old Hedgerose Heights Inn, brought back to glorious life by chef Gerry Klaskala's contemporary cuisine and Kathryn King's delectably composed desserts. Expect respectfully prepared, seasonal accompaniments for classic luxury ingredients like lobster, foie gras an... | more...

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Developed by renowned restaurateur and consulting chef Gerry Klaskala and investor Tavistock Group, Atlas replaces Paces 88 within Buckhead’s St. Regis hotel. With appetizers, entrées, dessert, and a glass of wine each, dinner for two at Atlas runs around $200 with tip. That includes exquisite servi... | more...

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At once modernist and classicist, the California-influenced cuisine of owner-chefs Clifford Harrison and Anne Quatrano is based on solid technique, simple presentation and fresh, first-quality ingredients. The spare industrial setting fits the food like beurre blanc on fish, while the service, wines... | more...

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Like an Adirondack hunting lodge for billionaires, Blue Ridge Grill boasts an imposing but warm dining room and mouth-watering meat dishes from the wood-burning grill. The barbecue quail, five-spice pork chops and apple-stuffed Georgia trout are all standouts, and the kitchen offers some savory vari... | more...

Steakhouse

The essential Buckhead spot where Atlanta's bullish businessmen carve out deals and carve up steaks with equal gusto. Carnivores will delight at any of the melt-in-your mouth cuts of beef or the massive, lip-smacking lamb chops, and hoop-sized onion rings and salt-crusted baked potatoes stand at the... | more...

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Executive chef Matt Basford helms this longtime riverside retreat of Atlanta's upper crust. The theater of verbose formality can be an irritating throwback. But there’s no better or more special-feeling restaurant in town for events that may seem kind of throwback in and of themselves. Canoe still m... | more...

Steakhouse

Chops is an Atlanta icon, consistently ranked among the top steakhouses in the country. Seafood is flown in fresh daily and quality USDA prime aged beef is served in the warm ambiance of the dark wood dining room. | more...

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Chef Kevin Gillespie’s dim sum-style restaurant in Glenwood Park serves rustic, New American cuisine from carts and trays making their way around the dining room. | more...

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Kevin Rathbun Steak serves food perfectly suited to the modern business dinner. Steaks and sides are excellent, as they should be. But where Rathbun really impresses is with his other dishes, and particularly with seafood. | more...

Steakhouse

In a town where cocktails are taken very seriously, Kimball House quietly took over the title of everyone | more...

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Located in Oak Grove, this casual fine-dining restaurant specializes in modern Southern cuisine made from local, seasonal ingredients.



Hours: Tues.-Thurs., 5-9:30 p.m.; Fri-Sat., 5-10 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday.

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Pano Karatassos' paean to his heritage isn't just the best Greek restaurant in town; it's an exquisite, authentic voyage into Mediterranean cuisine. Start with mezze (tapas/appetizers) — pan-fried cheese in ouzo, stuffed grape leaves, wood-grilled octopus and shrimp — and progress to the impeccably ... | more...

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Old-school Italian for the moneyed set. Opened in 1978 by Sergio Favalli, along with chef Antonio Abizanda, La Grotta introduced Atlanta to Italian beyond baked ziti and eggplant Parm. | more...

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Longtime Watershed sous chef Steven Satterfield and Sotto Sotto manager Neal McCarthy have come together to deliver a personal-feeling, truly regional restaurant, serving Southern food without shtick or embellishment among the warehouses and train tracks of the Westside. | more...

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Elegant dining room for Thai cuisine. Popular spot for power players. | more...

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Rooftop dinning on the top floor of the Hilton Atlanta. This is where your parents would take you to celebrate if you ever got that master's degree they've been bugging you about. | more...

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It bills itself as the first upscale dining experience in the world's busiest airport — and it delivers, offering a melt-in-your mouth pulled duck sandwich, trout croquettes and a lively cocktail selection. It's a good reason to leave town. The restaurant is located behind security in Concourse E, s... | more...

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Seasonal menu offering contemporary takes on classics. | more...

Night Club

Polaris sits atop the Hyatt Regency and makes a 360 degree rotation every 45 minutes. Executive Chef Martin Pfefferkorn serves a menu influenced by Southern cuisine, and guests may enjoy the sky-high bar, as well. | more...

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Excels at all the little things that make fine dining so much fun: in the perfect, tiny cannolis for dessert; in the exciting Italian wine list; and in the care taken with almost all aspects of the menu. Waiters in white tuxedos glide around in a room that's almost comically cliched, the Disney vers... | more...

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Stationed downtown in Rio Bravo's ex-location, Ray's in the City typically attracts business and convention types. Ray's has a substantial variety oceanic options ranging from horseradish-crusted grouper to oyster bar and sushi offerings. Ray's won't give your wallet a workout, though some of the di... | more...

Brunch

Best-known as the brunch spot where you can take Mom on Easter, Ray's now specializes in seafood. The menu is solid but the offerings are decidedly less exotic than at its counterparts across the city. This aside, what should earn Ray's a spot on your to-be-visited list is the food. Ray's features a... | more...

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Steakhouse

Business-class steakhouse chain from Longhorn features smashing penthouse views, manly boardroom ambience, professional if somewhat talky service and corn-fed Midwestern beef that is dry-aged on site. The prime, bone-in Delmonico steak is tops. So are mashed potatoes and creamed spinach. Wine prices... | more...

Seafood

Part of Ford Fry's restaurant empire that Esquire named restaurant of the year in 2012. Although the Optimist has been open for a few years, reservations for dinner at this seafood spot can still be hard to come by, but you can eat a full meal at the bar or just make a meal at the oyster bar. | more...

Steakhouse

The Palm Atlanta is located in the Westin Buckhead. Service, food are always excellent. | more...



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